Schedule

 

SUNDAY 10 JULY

 Noon – 6 p.m.          Registration. Kathy Lindeman, Registrar

 6:00 – 7:00                  Dinner on Your Own

 7:00 – 7:45                  Opening Remarks & Introductions. Lorne Bair, Seminar Director

 7:45 – 8:45                  Keynote Address – Angelika Elstner, Executive Director, International League of Antiquarian Booksellers

 8:45 – 10:00                Welcome Reception

 

MONDAY 11 JULY

 8:15 –10:00                 Faculty Introductions & A User's Guide to CABS.  Lorne Bair, Rob Rulon-Miller & Faculty

 10:00 – 10:15              BREAK

 10:15 – 11:45             The Book as Physical Object, Part 1: the Basics of Description.   Justin Croft & Simon Beattie

 11:45 – 12:30             Care & Handling of Rare Books:  Rob Rulon-Miller

 

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

 

 1:30 – 2:45                  Identifying Illustration & Binding Techniques.  Maria Lin

 2:30 – 3:30                  Building & Working With a Reference Library. Lorne Bair & Faculty

 3:30 – 3:45                  BREAK

 3:45 – 5:00                  Research Strategies, Part 1. Garrett Scott

 6:00 – 8:30                  OPENING NIGHT PICNIC 

 

TUESDAY 12 JULY

 8:30 – 10:00                Business Basics for Booksellers.  Brian Cassidy

 10:00 – 10:15              BREAK

 10:15 – 11:45              The Book as Physical Object, Part 2: Advanced Cataloguing & Description. Simon Beattie & Justin Croft

 11:45 – 12:30               Cataloguing from the Collector's Pespective.  Katherine Reagan

  

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                  Research Strategies, Part 2. Garrett Scott

 2:30 – 3:30                 Why Bibliography Matters. Maria Lin & Faculty 

 3:30 – 3:45                 BREAK

 3:45 – 4:00                  SET–UP for Break–Out Sessions

 4:00 – 5:30                  Break Out Sessions (30 minutes each x 3):

  • Packaging & Shipping. Garrett Scott
  • Basics of Book Photography. Maria Lin
  • 3-D Carter's ABC. Rob Rulon-Miller

5:30 – 6:30                  Classroom Open for Individual Research

                                  

  DINNER ON YOUR OWN

  

WEDNESDAY 13 JULY

 8:30 –10:00                 Specialist Dealer Lecture: Justin Croft & Simon Beattie

 10:00 – 10:15              BREAK

 10:15 – 11:45              Evaluating & Pricing Books. Lorne Bair & Rob Rulon-Miller 

 11:45 – 12:30              Pricing Ephemera, Manuscripts, & Unique Materials. Garrett Scott

  

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                  How to Sell a Book. Heather O’Donnell

 2:30 – 3:30                 Introduction to Book Appraisal Practice. Lorne Bair

 3:30 – 3:45                 BREAK

 3:45 – 5:15                  Websites, Data, & Databases. Maria Lin

 5:15 – 6:30                  Classroom Open for Individual Research

 

THURSDAY 14 JULY

 8:30 – 10:00               Scouting & House Calls. Brian Cassidy

 10:00 – 10:15             BREAK

 10:15 – 12:30             Cataloguing 3: Small-Group Workshops. Faculty

 

12:30 – 1:30                  LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                 Cataloguing Archives & Non–Traditional Materials. Katherine Reagan & Lorne Bair

 2:30 – 3:30                Marketing Your Book Business. Heather O’Donnell & Brian Cassidy

 3:30 – 3:45                 BREAK

 3:45 – 4:30                 Buying & Selling at Auction. Heather O’Donnell 

 4:30 – 5:15                 CABS Benefit Auction. Rob Rulon–Miller, Auctioneer

  

FRIDAY 15 JULY

8:30 –9:30                     Working with Libraries & Institutions. Katherine Reagan & Mark Dimunation

 9:30 – 10:15                  Rulonomics. Rob Rulon-Miller

 10:15 – 10:30                BREAK

 10:30 – 11:30                Book Fairs & Trade Etiquette. Heather O’Donnell

 11:30 – 12:30                 Running & Stocking an Open Shop. John Thomson

  

12:30 – 1:30                      LUNCH

  

1:30 – 2:30                         Fakes, Forgeries, & Theft. Garrett Scott & Brian Cassidy

 2:30 – 3:30                        Collection Building. Heather O’Donnell

 3:30 – 3:45                        BREAK

 3:45 – 4:45                        New Directions in Collecting & Bookselling. Round Table, Moderated by Michele Wan. 

 4:45 – 5:15                        Open Session / Round Table + Student Evaluations.

 6:00 – 9:00                         Closing Ceremonies and Farewell Dinner.    

                                                Address by Mark Dimunation, Chief, Rare Books & Special Collections, Library of Congress